Shepherd(less) Pie

I have vague memories from when I was very young of eating Shepherd’s Pie. I never enjoyed meat, but those layers of fresh green peas and creamy mashed potatoes stayed with me for years and years. Luckily, there are any number of delicious ways to recreate this traditional dish for a meatless diet, and this […]


It’s Chanukah, also known as the Festival of Light, The Festival of Cholesterol, and the Festival of There-Goes-My-Diet. As with any Jewish holiday, there are traditional foods associated with it and enjoyed by the community. Such treats for Chanukah include potato pancakes (latkes) and jelly-filled doughnuts (sufganiyot). But where food is involved, why limit yourself […]